Henry Kaber, 1937-2013

Henry KaberMr. Henry William Kaber, 75, of LaPorte, died Saturday July 13, 2013, at IU Health LaPorte Hospital.

He was born Oct. 28, 1937, in LaPorte to Edward and Rose Mary (Peterson) Kaber.

Henry worked for Maple City Square Apartments and American Home Foods for 17 years. He was a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ. He served in the National Guard for six years. Henry was a member of Whirling Promenaders Square Dance Club in LaPorte, Star 8’s Square Dance Club in Mishawaka, IN, and Duneland Woodcarvers of Portage, IN. He enjoyed tinkering and mechanical things.

On Oct. 7, 1961, in LaPorte, he married Margaret (Hoffman) Kaber, who survives.

He is also survived by his daughter, Cheryl (Carl) Johnson of LaPorte; four grandchildren, Kyle Johnson of LaPorte, Samantha (JR) Carmickle of Paoli, IN, Cynthia Johnson of Argos, IN, and Mark Johnson of Rochester, IN; and seven great-grandchildren, Austin, Brady, Jonathan, Lucas, Taylor, Alexus, and Josie.

Henry was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Edward Leroy.

The family will receive friends at Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, LaPorte, on Tuesday, July 16, from 6 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, July 17, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. A life celebration will be held Wednesday at 1:30 p.m. at the funeral home with Pastor Roger Ash officiating. Interment will follow at Pine Lake Cemetery, LaPorte.

Memorial contributions may be made to the LaPorte County Sheriff’s Department K-9 Unit, 809 State St., No. 503A, LaPorte, IN 46350.

Messages of condolence may be posted below on WNLP, as well as at www.haverstockfuneralhome.com.

4 Responses to “Henry Kaber, 1937-2013”

  1. Bob

    Jul 14. 2013

    Rest in peace , always a gentlemen .

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  2. Debbie Yarberry

    Jul 14. 2013

    Margaret, we are so sorry to hear of your loss.
    Hank was a good guy, and he loved you with all his heart.
    You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    George and Debbie Yarberry
    Southaven, Mississippi

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  3. Paul Marsh

    Jul 15. 2013

    I worked with Hank at American Home Foods. Between Hank and Louie, they could always get those dies crimping the Jiffy Pop pans correctly to get the product out the door. He was a great guy. Condolences to the family.

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  4. Linda Wade

    Jul 17. 2013

    I am so sorry to hear about the passing of Hank. You are in my thoughts and prays.

    Linda Wade

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